Management and structure

Management Team

José Andrés Torres Mora

José Andrés Torres Mora is CEO at Acción Cultural Española.
presidencia@accioncultural.es

Doctor of Sociology. Professor of Sociology at the Complutense University of Madrid. During the legislatures VIII, IX, X, XI and XII he was a deputy for Malaga in the Congress of Deputies.
President of the Education Commission, Vice President of the Constitutional Commission and Spokesman of the Committee on Culture of the Congress of Deputies. He was also Member of the Subcommittee for the elaboration of a Statute of the Artist and Speaker of the Bill of Intellectual Property.
Between 1997-2000 he served as director of the San Juan Evangelista University College and is the author of two books, and numerous academic and opinion articles.
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Juan Luis Gordo Pérez

Juan Luis Gordo Pérez is Chief Financial Officer at Acción Cultural Española.
dirfinanciera@accioncultural.es

Industrial Engineer, specialized in the organization area, has been linked to the Public Function since 1986 as a Senior Management Technician. He has held various management positions in the State health network in different hospitals in Madrid, such as the Hospital “12 de Octubre”, Hospital Clínico or Severo Ochoa. He has also been Deputy Director General for Economic and Personnel of the Insalud and Deputy Director General for Healthcare of the National Institute of Health Management.

Between 2000 and 2004 he was deputy delegate of the Government in the province of Segovia. During the 9th legislature he was elected senator for Segovia; and in the 10th, 11th and 12th legislatures, a national deputy for the same constituency. In Congress he has held the position of Second Secretary of the Board in the 12th legislature, and that of spokesman for Development, spokesperson for the RTVE Commission and vice spokesperson for the Commission of the Court of Accounts throughout the various legislatures.

Between 1995 and 2004 he has been linked to the Carlos III University of Madrid as an associate professor at the Polytechnic School in the area of ​​Mechanical Engineering.
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Isabel Izquierdo Peraile

Isabel Izquierdo Peraile is Director of Programmes at Acción Cultural Española.
dirprogramacion@accioncultural.es

She has a PHD in History (Archeology specialty) from the University of Valencia (1998), extraordinary award for Bachelor and Doctorate. A specialist in protohistoric archeology, iconography and ancient art, she has developed her investigative and teaching facet, participating from 1995 to the present in research projects, with international stays.
 
She belongs to the Body of Conservators of State Museums of Spain since 2001. From 2005 to 2014 she was head of the Planning Service of State Museums, where she developed, among other functions of programming, coordination and training, the management of infrastructure projects in different museums: ARQVA, Córdoba, Oviedo, Ibiza or the comprehensive reform of the National Archaeological Museum (2014), among others.
 
Advisory member of the General Directorate of Fine Arts, head of its Support Unit from 2015 to September 2020, she has been responsible for the cabinet of its holder, coordinating functions and cross-cutting projects between the different General Subdirectorates; managing the dialogue with cabinets and units, inside and outside the Ministry of Culture, in matters of budget management, parliamentary, human resources, agreements, communication, protocol, agenda, etc.
 
She has published more than a hundred works on archaeological heritage, museology and planning. On October 2, 2020, she was appointed Director of Programmes at AC/E, by the entity's Board of Directors.
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Pilar Gómez Gutiérrez

Pilar Gómez Gutiérrez is Director of Production at Acción Cultural Española.
dirproduccion@accioncultural.es

She studied French at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid. A cultural management professional with more than 30 years’ experience, she began her career in 1982 as a manager of major theatres such as the Lara de Madrid. She combined this activity with what would be her profession for many years, being in charge of producing different stagings and tours under the direction of Manuel Canseco, José Osuna, Miguel Narros and Emilio Hernández, among others, for successive editions of the Veranos de la Villa programme of summer events and the Almagro, Sagunto and Mérida festivals.
          In 1988 she set up her own company, producing cultural projects and events of different kinds such as general meetings of financial and business institutions. After becoming director of Production of the International Festival of Mérida in 1990, she worked on different independent productions, prominent among which was La Fiesta Barroca, organised as part of the Madrid Capital of Culture events. In 1995 she was appointed Director of Production of the Compañía Nacional de Teatro Clásico directed by Adolfo Marsillach.
          In 2005, after serving in the Department of Culture of the regional government of Castile-La Mancha, she joined the Sociedad Estatal para la Acción Cultural Exterior, S.A., SEACEX, occupying the post of Director of Projects and Coordination until the merger and creation in December 2010 of the current Sociedad Estatal de Acción Cultural. 
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Board of directors

President
José Andrés Torres Mora
CEO of Acción Cultural Española (AC/E)

Members
Daniel Álvarez Andrés
Advisor of the Directorate General for State Heritage
Ministry of Treasury
Ángel Carrascal Gutiérrez
Deputy Director of Communication, Public Diplomacy and Networks
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation​
Maria Eugenia de la Cera
Deputy Director of the Department of Planning and Monitoring of Government Activity
Presidency of the Government​
Manuel Ángel de Miguel Monterrubio
Deputy Director General of Personal Income Tax, Directorate General for Taxation
Ministry of the Treasury
Luis Manuel García Montero
Director of Instituto Cervantes
Carlos Guervós Maíllo
Deputy-Director of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Culture and Sports
Francisco Javier González Ruiz
Secretary General of the Directorate General for State Heritage
Ministry of the Treasury
Luis Óscar Moreno García-Cano
Director General of International Economic Relations
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation​
Adriana Moscoso del Prado Hernández
Director General for Cultural Industries and Cooperation
Ministry of Culture and Sports​
Guzmán Palacios Fernández
Director of Cultural and Scientific Relations. AECID
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation​
Javier Rivera Blanco
Deputy Director of the Institute for Spanish Cultural Heritage
Ministry of Culture and Sports

Secretary of the Board:
Sonsoles Centeno Huerta
Head of EU Litigation Unit
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation
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Audit and control comission

President
Francisco Javier González Ruiz
Secretary General of the Directorate General for State Heritage
Ministry of the Treasury


Members
Daniel Álvarez Andrés
Advisor of the Directorate General for State Heritage
Ministry of the Treasury
Manuel Ángel de Miguel Monterrubio
Deputy Director General of Personal Income Tax, Directorate General for Taxation
Ministry of the Treasury


Secretary non member
Sonsoles Centeno Huerta
Head of EU Litigation Unit
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation 
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